Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity is the first Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game to be released on then Nintendo 3DS system. It is due for release in the Winter of 2012
This game is the first Mystery Dungeon game to feature Pokémon native to Unova and has the Pokémon in full 3D. As usual, it as you play as a character who turns into a Pokémon. Possible Pokémon can be Pikachu, Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott or Axew and allows you to select the Pokémon you are yourself as well as select the partner. Your task is to investigate the issues you see in your dream, being sent to you by Munna, recruiting various Pokémon as you travel through the game
In the game, you start off in the hub village of Pokémon Paradise. This area is a town filled with Pokémon which you can build up using Pokémon you befriend to make various stores as you rank up from various missions.
It also has augmented reality features where gates to new dungeons open up as you point the 3DS camera at certain items including coins, clocks, food and more. There are hundreds of these dungeons, all with varied Pokémon and item placements
This game is also the first Pokémon game to include Downloadable Content, with 12 dungeons being made available after release. These dungeons all allow for easier access to rare Pokémon and items, which are normally hard to find within the game.
Another new feature is the special Companion mode. At any time during the game, when not inside an actual dungeon, you can switch the Companion Mode where you control one of your other Pokémon while you and your partner Pokémon are away. This allows you to collect more items by partaking in missions. In addition to this, an offshoot of the mode allows for 4 player local play where you and up to three friends can partake in special missions co-operatively, including facing off against rare Legendary Pokémon.